ISP CALEA compliance

Mike Hammett nanog at
Thu May 10 20:36:07 UTC 2007

Join the wireless list at and the wisp list at
They've been discussing it quite a bit.  There's also a FAQ at

Mike Hammett
Intelligent Computing Solutions

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nikos Mouat" <nikm at>
To: <nanog at>
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2007 10:44 AM
Subject: ISP CALEA compliance

> I have interpretted CALEA to apply only to providers of VOICE service, be 
> it VOIP or traditional, however I was told this morning point blank by the 
> FCC that CALEA most definitely applies to all ISPs that provide internet 
> access at speeds over 200k.
> The FCC said that routers must send a copy of all packets to and from a 
> selected IP to law enforcement in real time from gateway routers.
> I've seen very little CALEA related traffic on this list which reinforced 
> my belief that it did not apply to data providers.
> Can anyone comment on this?
> Thanks.
> -nm

More information about the NANOG mailing list